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Mariollodcg
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1 dataset, 20+ reports - how to check if column is used in any of the reports?

I have one big dataset with 20+ reports based on this dataset.

What I need to do is to check if some columns which are in dataset are used on those reports.

 

Is it possible to do on high level or I need to go one by one?

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gmsamborn
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Hi @Mariollodcg 

You could try Power BI Helper from Reza at RADACAD.

https://radacad.com/install-power-bi-helper-as-an-external-tool-for-power-bi

 

KEAlexander
Helper I
Helper I

The "Where Used" question about columns is of interest to many people and has been submitted to Microsoft as an idea https://ideas.fabric.microsoft.com/ideas/idea/?ideaid=d03b2a7c-3182-40bb-824e-3487a83dcd9b .   You could up-vote it. It's worth looking in the comments because some 3rd party apps that might help are listed there.  If all else fails, an approach would be to make a copy of the PBIX file. On the copy, delete a column, then inspect the reports to see if any were affected. 

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